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Changes in the Law for NJ LLC’s

ARE YOU AWARE OF THE CHANGE IN LAW FOR NEW JERSEY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES? Limited liability companies have become the most popular entity type for new jersey business owners because of the S-Corp-like tax pass-through ability, without having to conform to the time-consuming formalities of a corporation. Recently, New Jersey repealed the Limited Liability Company Act […]

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Why you need an Arbitration Provision

Although arbitration clauses are commonplace in employment agreements, not all are created equal. For many businesses, arbitration provides a cost-effective and time-saving alternative to litigation. However, as the New Jersey Supreme Court recently said, an arbitration clause that fails to present arbitration as an employee’s only recourse does not preclude a lawsuit. Even though courts […]

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Buying a Business in New Jersey?

If you are interested in purchasing a business, there are a number of issues bound to arise during the negotiation stage. However, preparation of a letter of intent and the timely advice of legal counsel can help to ease negotiations and expedite the purchase process. Interested parties should always work to create a letter of […]

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NJ Spill Act Not Barred by 6 Year Statute of Limitations

Just this week, the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in Morristown Associates v. Grant Oil Company that the general six (6) year statute of limitations for real property damage does not apply to private contribution claims under the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act. As it currently stands, such claims for contribution under the […]

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OSHA’s Revised Reporting Rule

OSHA’s Revised Reporting Rule Requires More from Employers If you own a business, take note. Effective January 1, 2015, employers must notify the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) within eight (8) hours of a workplace fatality and within twenty-four (24) hours of a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an […]

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5 Tips for Resolving Partnership Disputes

In business, two heads can be better than one. Partners can share responsibilities in a company, but disputes can occur, turning a partner into an enemy. To avoid detriment to your business, it is crucial to act quickly to minimize damage. Here are a few tips for the experts at Lavan Law to help get […]

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Lavan Law sponsors Philadelphia Pops

Law Firm says “Thank You” to the Military and First Responders Philadelphia, Pa., July 10, 2014 – Lavan Law, a leading law firm in the Greater Philadelphia Area, is a corporate sponsor of the Philly POPS Christmas Spectacular supporting the Military and First Responders. President Frank Giodano and the Philly POPS have created an opportunity to share [...]
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